Review | Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Entertainment Sep. 20, 2010 AT 1:47PM
Review | Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Credit: Barry Wetcher SMPSP

Opens: Friday 9/24

Us rating: ** 1/2

Oliver Stone's sequel smartly dramatizes the economic meltdown. Shia LaBeouf plays Jacob, a trader engaged to Winnie (Carey Mulligan), who happens to be the daughter of disgraced financier Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas). Though the elder actor offers a strong, wily performance, Mulligan is underused, and LaBeouf comes off as a lightweight. Since his heavy emotional decision -- sell his soul to the capitalist devil or follow his heart -- is the movie's core, that's a big deficit.


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